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Sustainability in Action: From Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting to Designing Optimized Products and Networks

Published: 26 January 2018

ID: G00342815

Analyst(s): Kamala Raman


As organizations declare long-term environmental sustainability as a key priority, translating boardroom objectives into supply chain projects can be challenging. This research provides a roadmap for supply chain leaders for designing an optimized network.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Cascade Corporate Goals Into Functional Objectives and Bridge the Gap With Standardized Definitions for Sustainability Targets
  • Report on Environmental Metrics in All Design Projects to Prepare the Organization to Build Future Networks to Achieve Corporate Emissions Objectives
    • The Move From Reporting on the "What Is" to Shaping the Future
  • Enable Collaboration With Suppliers and Partners in the Extended Value Chain

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